Research technology service

1 - 10 of 11 services

  1. Datacentre hardware hosting

    Dedicated hardware can be hosted with IT Services dedicated award-winning datacentre.

    Themes
    Facilities and instruments, Hardware infrastructure and high performance computing
    Disciplines
    Arts and humanities, Medicine, Partners, Scientists, Social scientists
    Audience
    Partners, Research postgraduates, Staff researchers
  2. High Performance Computing grant costing advice

    The HPC team can help with costs for any grant application involving HPC.  More information on our High performance computing site.

    Themes
    Funding application support, Hardware infrastructure and high performance computing
    Disciplines
    Arts and humanities, Medicine, Partners, Scientists, Social scientists
    Audience
    Partners, Research postgraduates, Staff researchers
  3. Security incident response

    If there has been a security or data breach, the St Andrews Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) will manage the incident on your behalf.

    Themes
    Hardware infrastructure and high performance computing, Research software applications, Security
    Disciplines
    Arts and humanities, Medicine, Partners, Scientists, Social scientists
    Audience
    Partners, Research postgraduates, Staff researchers, Taught postgraduates, Undergraduates
  4. Virtual machines

    IT Services can create Virtual Machines for researchers. These are virtual servers within our data centre built to either a standard or bespoke specification.

    Themes
    Facilities and instruments, Hardware infrastructure and high performance computing, Research software applications
    Disciplines
    Arts and humanities, Medicine, Partners, Scientists, Social scientists
    Audience
    Partners, Research postgraduates, Staff researchers
  5. National supercomputer advice

    Advice on accessing the national supercomputer and preparing your data for use with the supercomputer.

    Themes
    Hardware infrastructure and high performance computing
    Disciplines
    Arts and humanities, Medicine, Scientists, Social scientists
    Audience
    Research postgraduates, Staff researchers
  6. High performance computing software installation

    The University's HPCs require specialist software installations. More information on our High performance computing site.

    Themes
    Hardware infrastructure and high performance computing, Research software applications
    Disciplines
    Arts and humanities, Medicine, Partners, Scientists, Social scientists
    Audience
    Partners, Research postgraduates, Staff researchers, Taught postgraduates, Undergraduates
  7. Database provision

    A variety of databases can be offered to researchers : MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, Solr.

    Themes
    Hardware infrastructure and high performance computing, Research software applications, Research software development
    Disciplines
    Arts and humanities, Medicine, Partners, Scientists, Social scientists
    Audience
    Partners, Research postgraduates, Staff researchers, Taught postgraduates, Undergraduates
  8. Security and vulnerability testing

    The University Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) can offer comprehensive penetration testing on any research application.

    Themes
    Hardware infrastructure and high performance computing, Research software applications, Research software development, Security
    Disciplines
    Arts and humanities, Medicine, Partners, Scientists, Social scientists
    Audience
    Partners, Research postgraduates, Staff researchers, Taught postgraduates, Undergraduates
  9. Backup and disaster recovery

    IT Services backs up all central filestores and applications.

    Themes
    Hardware infrastructure and high performance computing, Security
    Disciplines
    Arts and humanities, Medicine, Partners, Scientists, Social scientists
    Audience
    Partners, Research postgraduates, Staff researchers, Taught postgraduates, Undergraduates
  10. File and data storage

    The university offers every principle investigator 0.5TB of centrally managed back-up fast storage. 

    Themes
    Hardware infrastructure and high performance computing, Research data management
    Disciplines
    Arts and humanities, Medicine, Scientists, Social scientists
    Audience
    Research postgraduates, Staff researchers